When the recent debate over hydraulic fracturing in California first got started, Gov. Jerry Brown made a statement that’s worth recalling: “California is the fourth-largest oil producing state and we want to continue that.” Fortunately, we have the resources and the technology to ensure we remain a leading energy producer. Read More
You’re Ian Urbina, a senior New York Times reporter. In February and March, you write that hydraulic fracturing, a method of natural gas extraction, is contaminating Pennsylvania drinking water. Your accusations are disproved by government tests.
So you write a three-part series saying that shale gas production is “inherently unprofitable” and a giant Ponzi scheme, as well as loosely regulated by the Securities and Exchange Commission. Read More
If you pay any attention at all to energy issues, odds are good you've heard in recent days about two things - a so-called documentary film, Gasland,' and the alleged environmental evils of hydraulic fracturing, or "fracking." There is more truth about the latter in the first 2,000 pages of the New York City telephone directory than anywhere in Gasland. Read More
An incident Tuesday in Texas graphically demonstrates that truth is invariably among the first casualties whenever environmental extremists on the Left and their allies in government and the media campaign to stop something.
Enviros are mobilizing in a campaign to stop hydraulic fracturing, the process energy companies use to get to trillions of cubic feet of previously inaccessible natural gas and oil. Read More
You've probably never heard of either hydraulic fracturing or Steve Heare, but odds are good that you will soon be hearing a lot in the Mainstream Media about both of them.
Hydraulic fracturing - aka "hydro fracking" - is an old technology used for six decades in places like Oklahoma and Texas to get to oil and natural gas deposits that would otherwise be unreachable by injecting water into adjoining rock formations. Read More